Diplomats urged the West not to repeat the mistakes of Napoleon

The Russian Embassy in South Africa urged Western politicians not to repeat the mistakes of Napoleon. This was reported in the official Twitter-account of the Russian Embassy.

“26 Dec, 1812, the territory of the Russian Empire was completely liberated from the invading Napoleonic army — another invasion of the West in Russia resulted in the complete defeat of the aggressors”, — stated in the message. To post the attached two hastega “Teach history” and “Not be doomed to repeat the same mistakes.” (#LearnHistory and #NotToBeDoomedRepeatingSameMistakes).

On 29 March the Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky has proposed to arrange for the French and other foreigners tours of the battle of Borodino — the largest battle of the Patriotic war of 1812 between the Russian army under the command of General Mikhail Kutuzov and the French army of Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte.

In November 2014, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the opening of the monument to Alexander I declared that a victory in the war against Napoleon became a worldwide triumph of Russia. “The Russian Emperor was one of the originators of the then European, international security, and she was quite adequate to the time,” said Putin. He added that it was then the balance has been built not only on mutual respect of state interests, but also on moral values.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!